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LAWS OF KENYA LAND CONTROL ACT CHAPTER 302 Revised Edition 2012 [2010] Published by the National Council for Law Reporting with the Authority of the Attorney-General www.kenyalaw.org [Rev.

2012] CAP.

302 Land Control CHAPTER 302 LAND CONTROL ACT ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS PART I PRELIMINARY Section 1.

Short title.

2.

Interpretation.

PART II ESTABLISHMENT OF LAND CONTROL AREAS AND DIVISIONS 3.

Application of control.

4.

Establishment of divisions.

PART III LAND CONTROL BOARDS 5.

Establishment of land control boards.

PART IV CONTROL OF DEALINGS IN AGRICULTURAL LAND 6.

Transactions affecting agricultural land.

7.

Recovery of consideration.

PART V GRANTING OF CONSENT 8.

Application for consent.

9.

Granting or refusal of consent.

PART VI PROVINCIAL LAND CONTROL APPEALS BOARDS 10.

Establishment of provincial land control appeals boards.

11.

Appeal to provincial land control appeals board.

PART VII CENTRAL LAND CONTROL APPEALS BOARD 12.

Establishment of central land control appeals board.

13.

Appeal to central land control appeals board.

PART VIII PROVISIONS AS TO BOARDS 14.

Tenure of office of members of boards.

15.

Procedure of boards.

16.

Decisions of boards.

17.

Power to order attendance.

18.

Power to inspect land.

PART IX MISCELLANEOUS 19.

Form of appeal.

20.

Registration of documents.

21.

False statements.

22.

Acts in furtherance of void transaction.

23.

Prohibition of land transactions.

24.

Exemptions.

25.

Regulations.

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2012] Land Control PART X SUPPLEMENTAL Section 26.

Saving of applications under L.N.

457/1963.

27.

Amendment of Laws SCHEDULES FIRST SCHEDULE SECOND SCHEDULE [Issue 1] 4 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

302 Land Control CHAPTER 302 LAND CONTROL ACT [Date of assent: 11th December, 1967.] [Date of commencement: 12th December, 1967.] An Act of Parliament to provide for controlling transactions in agricultural land [Act No.

34 of 1967, Act No.

36 of 1968, Act No.

13 of 1980, Act No.

5 of 1987, Act No.

22 of 1987, Act No.

13 of 1988.] PART I PRELIMINARY 1.

Short title This Act may be cited as the Land Control Act.

2.

Interpretation In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires agricultural land means (a) land that is not within (i) a municipality or a township; or (ii) an area which was, on or at any time after the 1st July 1952, a township under the Townships Act (Cap.

133, 1948 now repealed); or (iii) an area which was, on or at any time after the 1st July 1952, a trading centre under the Trading Centres Act (Cap.

278, 1948 now repealed); or (iv) a market; (b) land in the Nairobi Area or in any municipality, township or urban centre that is declared by the Minister, by notice in the Gazette, to be agricultural land for the purposes of this Act, other than land which, by reason of any condition or covenant in the title thereto or any limitation imposed by law, is subject to the restriction that it may not be used for agriculture or to the requirement that it shall be used for a non-agricultural purpose; a board means a land control board, a provincial land control appeals board or the central land control appeals board; the central land control appeals board means the central land control appeals board established by section 12; controlled transaction means one of the transactions specified in section 6(1) of this Act, other than those specified in section 6(3); co-operative society means a society registered as a co-operative society under the Co-operative Societies Act (Cap.

490); 5 [Issue 1] CAP.

302 [Rev.

2012] Land Control county council means a county council established under the Local Government Act, (Cap.

265); land includes an estate, interest or right in land; land control area means an area to which the Minister has applied this Act under section 3; land control board means a land control board established under section 5; mortgage includes charge; private company means a private company within the meaning of section 30 of the Companies Act (Cap.

486); province includes the Nairobi Area; provincial land control appeals board means a provincial land control appeals board established under section 10; the registrar means any person charged with the registration of dealings in land under a written law or, in relation to shares, the person keeping the register of the shares; share means a share within the meaning of the Companies Act.

[Act No.

5 of 1987, s.

2, Act No.

13 of 1988, Sch.] PART II ESTABLISHMENT OF LAND CONTROL AREAS AND DIVISIONS 3.

Application of control The Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, apply this Act to any area, if he considers it expedient to do so.

4.

Establishment of divisions The Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, divide a land control area into two or more divisions, if he considers it expedient to do so.

PART III LAND CONTROL BOARDS 5.

Establishment of land control boards (1) The Minister shall, by notice in the Gazette, establish a land control board for every land control area or, where it is divided into divisions, for each division.

(2) The membership of a land control board shall be as provided in in the First Schedule of this Act.

PART IV CONTROL OF DEALINGS IN AGRICULTURAL LAND 6.

Transactions affecting agricultural land (1) Each of the following transactions that is to say (a) the sale, transfer, lease, mortgage, exchange, partition or other disposal of or dealing with any agricultural land which is situated within a land control area; (b) the division of any such agricultural land into two or more parcels to be held under separate titles, other than the division of an area of [Issue 1] 6 [Rev.

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302 Land Control less than twenty acres into plots in an area to which the Development and Use of Land (Planning) Regulations, 1961 (L.N.

516/1961) for the time being apply; (c) Deleted by Act No.

22 of 1987, Sch.

is void for all purposes unless the land control board for the land control area or division in which the land is situated has given its consent in respect of that transaction in accordance with this Act.

(2) For the avoidance of doubt it is declared that the declaration of a trust of agricultural land situated within a land control area is a dealing in that land for the purposes of subsection (1).

(3) This section does not apply to (a) the transmission of land by virtue of the will or intestacy of a deceased person, unless that transmission would result in the division of the land into two or more parcels to be held under separate titles; or (b) a transaction to which the Government or the Settlement Fund Trustees or (in respect of Trust land) a county council is a party.

[Act No.

13 of 1980, Sch., Act No.

22 of 1987, Sch., Act No.

13.

of 1988, Sch.] 7.

Recovery of consideration If any money or other valuable consideration has been paid in the course of a controlled transaction that becomes void under this Act, that money or consideration shall be recoverable as a debt by the person who paid it from the person to whom it was paid, but without prejudice to section 22.

[Act No.

13 of 1980, Sch.] PART V GRANTING OF CONSENT 8.

Application for consent (1) An application for consent in respect of a controlled transaction shall be made in the prescribed form to the appropriate land control board within six months of the making of the agreement for the controlled transaction by any party thereto: Provided that the High Court may, notwithstanding that the period of six months may have expired, extend that period where it considers that there is sufficient reason so to do, upon such conditions, if any, as it may think fit.

(2) The land control board shall either give or refuse its consent to the controlled transaction and, subject to any right of appeal conferred by this Act, its decision shall be final and conclusive and shall not be questioned in any court.

(3) For the purposes of subsection (1), an application shall be deemed to be made when it is delivered to the authority prescribed in the manner prescribed.

(4) An application under subsection (1) shall be valid notwithstanding that the agreement for the controlled transaction is reduced to writing, or drawn up in the form of a legal document, only after the application has been made.

[Act No.

13 of 1980, Sch.] 7 [Issue 1] CAP.

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2012] Land Control 9.

Granting or refusal of consent (1) In deciding whether to grant or refuse consent in respect of a controlled transaction, a land control board shall (a) have regard to the effect which the grant or refusal of consent is likely to have on the economic development of the land concerned or on the maintenance or improvement of standards of good husbandry within the land control area; (b) act on the principle that consent ought generally to be refused where (i) the person to whom the land is to be disposed of (a) is unlikely to farm the land well or to develop it adequately; or (b) is unlikely to be able to use the land profitably for the intended purpose owing to its nature; or (c) already has sufficient agricultural land; or (ii) the person to whom the share is to be disposed of (a) already has sufficient shares in a private company or co- operative society owning agricultural land; or (b) would, by acquiring the share, be likely to bring about the transfer of the control of the company or society from one person to another and the transfer would be likely to lower the standards of good husbandry on the land; or (iii) the terms and conditions of the transaction (including the price to be paid) are markedly unfair or disadvantageous to one of the parties to the transaction; or (iv) in the case of the division of land into two or more parcels, the division would be likely to reduce the productivity of the land; (c) refuse consent in any case in which the land or share is to be disposed of by way of sale, transfer, lease, exchange or partition to a person who is not (i) a citizen of Kenya; or (ii) a private company or co-operative society all of whose members are citizens of Kenya; or (iii) group representatives incorporated under the Land (Group Representatives) Act, 1968 (Cap.

287); or (iv) a state corporation within the meaning of the State Corporation Act, 1986 (Cap.

446).

(2) Where an application for the consent of a land control board has been refused, then the agreement for a controlled transaction shall become void (a) on the expiry of the time limited for appeal under section 11; or (b) where an appeal is entered under section 11 and dismissed, on the expiry of the time limited for appeal under section 13; or (c) where a further appeal is entered under section 13 and dismissed, on that dismissal.

[Act No.

36 of 1968.

s.

32, Act No.

13 of 1980, Sch., Act No.

22 of 1987, Sch.] [Issue 1] 8 [Rev.

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302 Land Control PART VI PROVINCIAL LAND CONTROL APPEALS BOARD 10.

Establishment of provincial land control appeals boards (1) The Minister shall establish for each province which contains a land control area, in consultation with the Provincial Commissioner of that province, a provincial land control appeals board.

(2) The membership of a provincial land control appeals board shall be as provided in paragraph 2 of the Schedule.

11.

Appeal to provincial land control appeals board (1) Where a land control board refuses to grant consent in respect of a controlled transaction, the applicant may, within thirty days of the copy of the boards decision being delivered or posted under section 16(2) of this Act, appeal to the provincial land control appeals board for the province in which the land in question is situated.

(2) A provincial land control appeals board shall, in its absolute discretion, hear and determine all appeals made to it under subsection (1), and, subject to the right of appeal conferred by section 13, the decision of a provincial land control appeals board shall be final and conclusive and shall not be questioned in any court.

PART VII CENTRAL LAND CONTROL APPEALS BOARD 12.

Establishment of central land control appeals board (1) There is hereby established a central land control appeals board.

(2) The membership of the central land control appeals board shall be as provided in the First Schedule.

(3) The Commissioner of Lands shall be the secretary of the Central land control appeals board, and shall attend and may speak at meetings, but may not vote.

13.

Appeal to central land control appeals board (1) Any person whose appeal has been dismissed by a provincial land control appeals board may, within thirty days of the copy of the boards decision being delivered or posted under section 16(2) of this Act, appeal to the central land control appeals board.

(2) The central land control appeals board shall, in its absolute discretion, hear and determine all appeals made to it under subsection (1) of this section, and its decision of the central land control appeals board shall be final and conclusive and shall not be questioned in any court.

PART VIII PROVISIONS AS TO BOARDS 14.

Tenure of office of members of boards An appointed member of a board shall hold office for such period as may be prescribed or, where no period is prescribed, for such period as may be specified in his appointment: Provided that a members appointment may be terminated at any time by the Minister, and a member may resign at any time by notice in writing to the Minister.

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Procedure of boards (1) If the chairman of a board is absent from a meeting of the board, the members present at the meeting shall elect one of their number to preside at that meeting.

(2) The quorum of a meeting of a land control board or a provincial land control appeals board, where the total number of members of the board is an even number, shall be one-half of that number, and where the total number is an uneven number it shall be one-half of the even number which is greater than the uneven number by one.

(3) The quorum of a meeting of the central land control appeals board shall be three.

(4) If there is an equality of votes on any matter before a board, the chairman of the board or other member presiding shall have a casting vote as well as an original vote.

16.

Decisions of boards (1) Every decision of a board shall be given in writing in the prescribed manner and shall be signed by or on behalf of the chairman or other person presiding, and where consent is refused or an appeal is dismissed the reasons for the refusal or dismissal shall be stated in the decision.

(2) A copy of the decision shall in every case be delivered or sent by post to the applicant and, in the case of an appeal, to the board whose decision is appealed against.

17.

Power to order attendance (1) Where an application for consent or an appeal is before a board, the board may (a) require the applicant or appellant or any person interested in or affected by the application to attend before it; (b) require the applicant or appellant to adduce evidence to its satisfaction as to the applicants identity and as to the ownership of the land to which the application relates; (c) require any person to produce any document or other evidence relating to the land, and shall allow such reasonable time as it may think fit for a person to appear before it or produce a document or other evidence.

(2) A board may depute one or more of its members or appoint a representative to visit and report on any land to which the application or appeal relates.

(3) Any person who, without reasonable excuse, refuses or neglects to attend before a board or to produce, within the time allowed, any document or evidence, having been required to do so under subsection (1) of this section, shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding five hundred shillings.

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Power to inspect land Any member of a board and any person authorized in writing by a board may, at any reasonable time after giving at least forty-eight hours notice, and on production of his authority to any person reasonably requiring it, enter upon and inspect any land for the purpose of carrying out the functions of the board under this Act.

PART IX MISCELLANEOUS 19.

Form of appeal An appeal under this Act shall be in writing and shall state separately each of the grounds of the appeal.

20.

Registration of documents (1) The registrar shall refuse to register an instrument effecting a controlled transaction unless he is satisfied that any consent required by this Act to be obtained in respect of the transaction has been given, or that no consent is required.

(2) If the registrar contravenes subsection (1) of this section in relation to a share, he shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding two thousand shillings or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two months, or to both such fine and such imprisonment.

21.

False statements Any person who knowingly makes any false statement in an application or appeal under this Act, or who knowingly gives any false information to any person in connexion with the determination of an application or appeal under this Act, shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding five thousand shillings or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or to both such fine and such imprisonment.

22.

Acts in furtherance of void transaction Where a controlled transaction, or an agreement to be a party to a controlled transaction, is avoided by section 6 of this Act, and any person (a) pays or receives any money; or (b) enters into or remains in possession of any land, in such circumstances as to give rise to a reasonable presumption that the person pays or receives the money or enters into or remains in possession in furtherance of the avoided transaction or agreement or of the intentions of the parties to the avoided transaction or agreement, that person shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding three thousand shillings or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding three months, or to both such fine and imprisonment.

23.

Prohibition of land transactions The President may, by notice in the Gazette, prohibit any controlled transaction or any class of controlled transaction.

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Exemptions The President may, by notice in the Gazette, exempt (a) any land or share, or any class of land or share; or (b) any controlled transaction, or any class of controlled transaction; or (c) any person in respect of controlled transactions or some class of controlled transaction, from all or any of the provisions of this Act, or from any prohibition made under section 23 of this Act, on such conditions (if any) as he may think fit to impose.

25.

Regulations (1) The Minister may make regulations for prescribing anything which may be prescribed under this Act, and generally for carrying into effect the purposes and provisions of this Act.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1) of this section, regulations may prescribe (a) the forms to be used and the fees to be paid for things to be done under this Act; (b) the procedure for the making of applications and appeals under this Act, and the particulars and material to be furnished; (c) the convening of and procedure at meetings of boards; (d) the allowances to be paid to members or representatives of boards (other than public officers).

PART X SUPPLEMENTAL 26.

Saving of Applications under L.N.

457/1963 Any application for consent duly made under regulation 10 or regulation 11 of the Kenya (Land Control) (Transitional Provisions) Regulations 1963 which immediately before the commencement of this Act has not been finally determined under those Regulations shall be deemed to be an application duly made under this Act, and it shall be forwarded by the person in whose possession it is to the land control board who would be responsible for determining a corresponding application under this Act, and thereafter it shall be determined in accordance with this Act.

27.

Amendment of laws The written laws specified in the first column of the Second Schedule of this Act are amended, in relation to the provisions thereof specified in the second column of that Schedule, in the manner specified in relation thereto in the third column of that Schedule.

FIRST SCHEDULE [Sections 5, 10 and 12.] 1.

A land control board shall consist of (a) the District Commissioner of the district in which the land control area or division is situated, or a District Officer deputed by him in writing, who shall be chairman; [Issue 1] 12 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

302 Land Control (b) not more than two other public officers; (c) two persons nominated by the county council having jurisdiction within the area of jurisdiction of the board; and (d) not less than three and not more than seven persons resident within the area of jurisdiction of the board, all appointed by the Minister: Provided that (i) not less than eight and not more than twelve persons shall be appointed as members of the board; and (ii) more than one-half of the members of the board shall be owners or occupiers of agricultural land within the area of jurisdiction of the board.

2.

A provincial land control appeals board shall consist of (a) the Provincial Commissioner, who shall be chairman; (b) not more than two other public officers appointed by the Minister; and (c) not less than two and not more than five persons appointed by the Minister: Provided that more than one-half of the members of the board shall be owners or occupiers of agricultural land within the province.

3.

The central land control appeals board shall consist of (a) the Minister, who shall be chairman; (b) the Minister for the time being responsible for economic planning; (c) the Minister for the time being responsible for agriculture; (d) the Minister for the time being responsible for home affairs; (e) the Minister for the time being responsible for co-operatives and social services; and (f) the Attorney-General.

4.

Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this Schedule, no person shall be appointed a member of more than one board.

SECOND SCHEDULE [Section 27.] Written Law Provision Amendment The Building Societies Act s.

23(1) Delete and section 218 of the (Cap.

489) Constitution, and substitute and the Land Control Act 1967.

The Constitution of Kenya s.

6(7) Delete.

(Amendment) Act, 1965 s.

21 Delete.

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302 [Rev.

2012] Land Control SECOND SCHEDULEcontinued The Development and Use of r.

3 Delete the definitions of Appeals Land (Planning) Regulations Tribunal and Divisional Board.

1961 (L.N.

516/1961) Insert in their respective alphabetical positions the following new definitions Appeal Tribunal means the central land control appeals board established by the Land Control Act, 1967; Land Control Board means a land control board established under the Land Control Act, 1937; r.

23 Delete.

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302 Land Control [Subsidiary] CHAPTER 302 LAND CONTROL ACT SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION List of Subsidiary Legislation Page 1.

Establishment of Provincial Land Control Appeals Board, 1967.

17 2.

Exemptions Under Section 24, 1967.

19 3.

Land Control Regulations, 1967.

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2012] CAP.

302 Land Control [Subsidiary] ESTABLISHMENT OF PROVINCIAL LAND CONTROL APPEALS BOARD, 1967 [L.N.

47/1968, L.N.

75/1969.] Legal Notices under sections 2, 3, 4 and 5 referring to declaration of agricultural land, application of the Act, establishment of divisions and establishment of land control boards are omitted being of local application only.

PROVINCE PROVINCIAL LAND CONTROL Central Province.

Central Province Land Control Appeals Board.

Rift Valley Province.

Rift Valley Province Land Control Appeals Board.

Nyanza Province.

Nyanza Province Land Control Appeals Board.

Eastern Province.

Eastern Province Land Control Appeals Board.

Western Province.

Western Province Land Control Appeals Board.

Nairobi Area.

Nairobi Area Land Control Appeal Board.

Coast Province.

Coast Province Land Control Appeals Board.

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302 Land Control [Subsidiary] EXEMPTIONS UNDER SECTION 24 [L.N.

261/1967, L.N.

263/1967, L.N.

270/1969.] 1.

Any controlled transaction in respect of the plots situated within the area delineated and edged red on Boundary Plan No.

520 deposited in the Survey Records Office, Survey of Kenya, Nairobi.

2.

(1) A mortgage of land in favour of any one of the following bodies (a) The Land and Agricultural Bank of Kenya.

(b) The Agricultural Finance Corporation.

(c) The Agricultural Settlement Trust.

(d) The Commissioner General of Income Tax.

(e) Lands Limited, and (2) A notification to a Registrar by the Commissioner-General of Income Tax under section 123A(2) of the East African Income Tax (Management) Act, 1958, and the cancellation of any such notification.

3.

Any controlled transaction entered into by the East African Power and Lighting Company Limited for the purpose of acquiring land for the generation, transmission, transformation, distribution, supply and use of electric energy for lighting and other purposes.

Exemptions in respect of specific transactions are not included.

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302 Land Control [Subsidiary] LAND CONTROL REGULATIONS, 1967 ARRANGEMENT OF REGULATIONS Regulation 1.

Citation.

2.

Manner of application for consent, etc.

2A.

Manner of application for exemption.

3.

Manner of giving consent.

4.

Manner of appeal.

4A.

Decisions of Appeals Boards.

5.

Allowances for board members.

SCHEDULE FORMS 21 [Issue 1] CAP.

302 [Rev.

2012] Land Control [Subsidiary] LAND CONTROL REGULATIONS, 1967 [L.N.

23/1968, L.N.

25/1970, L.N.

3/1975, L.N.

208/1988, L.N.

297/1994, L.N.

180/2001, L.N.

48/2008, L.N.

3/2010.] REGULATIONS UNDER SECTION 25 1.

Citation These Regulations may be cited as the Land Control Regulations.

2.

Manner of application for consent, etc.

(1) An application for consent to a controlled transaction shall be in Form 1 in the Schedule and be accompanied by a fee of one thousand shillings.

(2) Every application for approval to a subdivision of land shall be accompanied by (a) a suitable plan on durable material showing the manner of subdivision, the means of access to each subdivision and, very approximately, any existing permanent development; and (b) a statement in writing of the water supply which is available for the subdivisions and the use to which the subdivisions are proposed to be put.

(3) Every applicant shall furnish the land control board with such additional information as the board may from time to time require.

[L.N.

208/1988, s.

2, L.N.

297/1994, s.

2, L.N.

180/2001, s.

2, L.N.

49/2008, s.

2, L.N.

3/2010, s.

2.] 2A.

Manner of application for exemption An application for exemption under section 24 of the Act shall be forwarded to the Commissioner of Lands and shall be accompanied by an application fee of twenty thousand shillings.

[L.N.

208/1988, s.

2, L.N.

297/1994, s.

2, L.N.

180/2001, s.

2, L.N.

49/2008, s.

2, L.N.

3/2010, s.

2.] 3.

Manner of giving consent The consent of a land control board shall be given to the applicant, in duplicate, in form 2 in the Schedule of these Regulations; the original consent shall be marked Registration Copy and shall accompany the document evidencing the controlled transaction when it is presented for registration.

4.

Manner of appeal (1) An appeal shall be in writing and shall specify the grounds of appeal; and an appeal to a provincial land control appeals board shall be sent to the Provincial Commissioner as chairman of the board, and an appeal to the central land control appeals board shall be sent to the Commissioner of Lands as secretary of the Board.

(2) An appeal to the central land control appeals board shall be accompanied by fee of KSh.

5,000 in respect of each transaction involved.

(3) An appeal to a Provincial Land Control Appeals Board shall be accompanied by a fee of KSh.

3,000 in respect of each transaction involved.

[L.N.

25/1970, s.

2, L.N.

208/1988, s.

2, L.N.

297/1994, s.

2, L.N.

180/2001, s.

2, L.N.

49/2008, s.

2, L.N.

3/2010, s.

2.] [Issue 1] 22 [Rev.

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302 Land Control [Subsidiary] 4A.

Decisions of Appeals Boards (1) The decision of a Provincial Land Control Appeals Board shall be given to the appellant in duplicate in Form 3 in the Schedule to these Regulations and shall, in every case where the appeal is allowed, accompany the document evidencing the controlled transaction when it is presented for registration.

(2) The decision of the Central Land Control Appeals Board shall be given to the appellant in duplicate in Form 4 in the Schedule to these Regulations and shall, in every case where the appeal is allowed, accompany the document evidencing the controlled transaction when it is presented for registration.

[L.N.

3/1975, s.

2.] 5.

Allowances for board members (1) An allowance of KSh.

500 inclusive of lunch shall be paid to each unofficial member of a land control board for every meeting which he attends.

(2) An allowance of KSh.

1,300 inclusive of lunch shall be paid to each unofficial member of a provincial land control appeals board for every meeting which he attends.

(3) A mileage allowance at prevailing Government rates shall be paid to unofficial members of a land control board.

[L.N.

208/1988, s.

2, L.N.

180/2001, s.

2.] SCHEDULE [L.N.

3/1975, s.

3.] Form 1 APPLICATION FOR CONSENT OF LAND CONTROL BOARD To be submitted in TRIPLICATE in respect of each transaction and sent to or left at the appropriate office of the Commissioner of Lands.

To: The.

Land Control Board.

Official reference: I Hereby apply to the.

Land Control Board for its consent to the transaction described below, and give the following information 1.

(a) Present registered holder of interest (full name in BLOCK LETTERS).

.

(b) Nationality.

(c) Address.

.

2.

(a) Proposed purchaser, transferee, mortgagee, chargee, allottee, etc.

(full name in BLOCK LETTERS).

(b) If a limited liability company, names of directors, authorized and issued share capital and principal shareholders: if a co-operative society, names of chairman, secretary and treasurer and total number of members.

.

.

(c) Nationality.

Certificate No.

(d) Address.

.

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302 [Rev.

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Nature of transaction (e.g.

sale, gift, lease, mortgage, charge, etc.; if sale or allotment of shares, name of company, number and particulars of shares to be transferred).

.

.

.

4.

Term (i.e.

the length of time for which the land affected is to be transferred or leased: if sale or allotment of shares, authorized share capital of the company and numbers of shares issued at date of application).

.

.

5.

Description of land L.R.

or Parcel No.

.

Acreage.

Locality.

County Council.

6.

(a) Purchase price, if a sale or option.

Sh.

.

Rent.

Sh.

.

Estimated value of the land (if a gift).

Sh.

.

Amount of loan (if a mortgage or charge).

Sh.

.

Rate of interest (if a mortgage or charge).

.

% Any other information affecting the amount of the consideration, particularly regarding the description and area of crops with estimated yields and value thereof included in the purchase price.

(b) Full description and approximate value of improvements on land included in the consideration.

.

.

(c) Any other consideration passing between the parties.

.

7.

If a transfer or lease of the land Proposed development programme of purchaser, including funds available therefor with approximate dates.

.

.

.

Does the purchaser/lessee intend to reside on the land?.

.

8.

(a) Other agricultural land registered in the name of or held under contract for sale by the proposed purchaser, transferee, lessee or allottee, or any members of his immediate family, or any company in which he has an interest (state the nature of any interest in such company) L.R.

or Parcel Nos.

.

Acreage.

Owner.

Nature of interest.

Whether contiguous to land being purchased.

(b) Particulars of agricultural land held and disposed of by purchaser or lessee in the last three years L.R.

or Parcel Nos.

.

District.

Acres.

L.R.

or Parcel Nos.

.

District.

Acres.

[Issue 1] 24 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

302 Land Control [Subsidiary] SCHEDULE, Form 1continued 9.

Farming experience of transferee.

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.

.

We hereby declare that the above information is true to the best of our knowledge and belief.

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.

Signature of owner, lessor, mortgagor, charger Signature of purchaser, lessee, mortgagee, or authorized agent or agents, etc.

chargee or authorized agent or agents, etc.

Date.

Date.

If spaces allowed under any particular item are insufficient for the information, a separate sheet with item numbers and duly signed by all parties or their authorized agent or agents should be attached.

Form 2 LETTER OF CONSENT The.

Land Control Board.

.

.

To:.

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.

.

Date.

Reg.

No.

.

L.C.R.

No.

.

SIR/MADAM, 1.

With reference to your application dated the.

20.

the Board gave its consent to the following controlled transaction at its.

meeting held on the.

20.

2.

Nature of Transaction (a) L.R.

or Parcel No.

.

(b) Locality.

(c) Sale, lease, subdivision, mortgage, charge, etc.

.

(d) Names of parties (i) From.

(ii) To.

(e) Length of term.

(f) Consideration.

3.

Special conditions of approval of subdivision (a).

(b).

25 [Issue 1] CAP.

302 [Rev.

2012] Land Control [Subsidiary] SCHEDULE, Form 2continued (c).

(d).

(e).

I am Sir/Madam, Your obedient servant,.

Chairman.

Land Control Board Copy to The Commissioner of Lands, Nairobi.

The Central Agricultural Board.

Form 3 DECISION OF A PROVINCIAL LAND CONTROL APPEALS BOARD The.

Land Control Appeals Board P.O.

Box.

.

To:.

.

.

Date.

Reg.

No.

.

L.C.R.

No.

.

SIR/MADAM, 1.

With reference to your appeal dated the.

20.

the Board at its meeting held on the.

day of *.

20.

allowed/dismissed the appeal in respect of the following controlled Transaction 2.

Nature of transaction (a) L.R.

No.

or Parcel No.

.

(b) Locality.

(c) *Sale, lease, subdivision, mortgage, charge, etc.

.

(d) Names of parties (i) From.

(ii) To.

(e) Length of term.

(f) Consideration.

3.

Grounds of refusal of the transaction (where appeal dismissed) (a).

(b).

[Issue 1] 26 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

302 Land Control [Subsidiary] SCHEDUL, Form 3continued (c).

(d).

4.

Special conditions for approval of subdivision (if any) (a).

(b).

(c).

(d).

I am Sir/Madam, Your obedient servant,.

Chairman.

Land Control Appeals Board Copy to The Commissioner of Lands, Nairobi.

The Central Agricultural Board, Nairobi.

.

Land Control Board.

* Delete words not applicable.

Form 4 DECISION OF THE CENTRAL LAND CONTROL APPEALS BOARD The Central Control Appeals Board P.O.

Box 30089 NAIROBI To:.

.

.

Date.

Reg.

No.

.

L.C.R.

No.

.

SIR/MADAM, 1.

With reference to your appeal dated the.

, 20.

the Central Land Control Appeals Board at its meeting held on the.

* day of ., 20.

allowed/dismissed the appeal in respect of the following transaction 2.

Nature of Transaction (a) L.R.

No.

or Parcel No.

.

(b) Locality.

(c) *Sale, lease, subdivision, mortgage, charge, etc.

.

(d) Names of parties (i) From.

(ii) To.

27 [Issue 1] CAP.

302 [Rev.

2012] Land Control [Subsidiary] SCHEDULE, Form 4continued (e) Length of term.

(f) Consideration.

3.

Grounds of refusal of the transaction (where appeal dismissed) (a).

(b).

(c).

(d).

4.

Special conditions for approval of subdivision (if any) (a).

(b).

(c).

(d).

I am Sir/Madam, Your obedient servant,.

Chairman, Central Land Control Appeals Board.

*Delete words not applicable.

Copy to.

Provincial Land Control Appeals Board.

.

Land Control Board.

The Central Agricultural Board, Nairobi.

[Issue 1] 28.

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